Denys ALEKSIEIEV, Private Entrepreneur
Bernard Lauwers, a Belgian national, is responsible for all aspects of financial operations, financial reporting, and internal control framework for IFC, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Development Association (IDA), and the extensive Trust Fund/Joint Venture portfolio of these entities. He also leads the client service function for Bank Group corporate expenses and trust funds. Mr. Lauwers joined IFC in March 2009 as Controller and Director of the Finance and Accounting Department, where he transformed IFC’s controllership function to increase its engagement with IFC operations via business partnership and value-added corporate support and services. As IFC Chief Administrative Officer between 2013 and 2016, he was also in charge of corporate strategy, budget, management secretariat, administration, investment support, and facilities. Prior to joining IFC, Mr. Lauwers built nearly 20 years of international finance experience across various industries, including management positions in several large multinational companies such as Generale Bank, Owens-Corning Fiberglass, A.C. Nielsen, Cable & Wireless, and the UCB Group. Mr. Lauwers holds a Master of Finance degree from Solvay Business School in Belgium and the designation of Certified Financial Analyst by the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies.
His research interests include fields health care